Turning invasive alien plants into crafts to support people living with disabilities: this is one of the new projects receiving support from the Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative (ABI) Small Grants Programme.
ABI Partners are being invited to spread their conservation messages – via a Twitter chat. ABI is co-hosting a conservation Twitter discussion on the #discoverOverberg stream on Wednesday 21 October.
The Agulhas Biodiversity Initiative was at the Cape Floral Kingdom Expo from 27-31 August 2015. ABI was represented by Gretha Louw – recipient of an ABI Small Grant. Gretha’s stand showcased the tools and equipment she uses as part of her environmental education for school children. Gretha used the small grant to buy laboratory equipement, including a microscope and a projector.
The Agulhas Complex, including the SANParks-managed Agulhas National Park and CapeNature’s fynbos areas, have been included as a Unesco (United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) World Heritage site.
The Nuwejaars Wetland Special Management Area (NWSMA) has, with key support from the Greater Overberg Fire Protection Association and other partners, undertaken two major management burns in recent weeks. Working with the Working on Fire teams …
Five projects that received support through the ABI Small Grants Fund in its second year are showing benefits for conservation and communities in the Overberg.